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Windows-VR-glasses Asus is 449 euros in costs

Windows-VR-glasses Asus is 449 euros in costs

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Asus brings later this year virtualrealitybril with Windows. The device will have a suggested retail price of 449 euro.

Just as glasses from Acer, Dell and Lenovo are running the device on Windows Mixed Reality, VR software from Microsoft. Under more Steam VR games will be playable via the Windows glasses.

The Asus-glasses have a striking design with a plastic front in the form of 3D polygons. On the front there are also two cameras, that the environment of the wearer scan. In contrast to glasses of Oculus and HTC to use the Windows devices no external sensors to the position of the user to determine.

According to Asus, the headset with a 3K resolution. Supposedly it goes to 1.440 at 1.440 pixels per eye, though the exact resolution during a press conference at the Berlin techbeurs IFA is not called.

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Also unknown is when the glasses exactly appears. Will probably be that Friday, when Windows chief Terry Myerson is making a speech at the IFA.

With a price of 449 euros, the Asus-glasses, probably just slightly more expensive than a Windows-glasses of Acer, which in the US for 399 dollar will be sold. In both cases, VR controllers, Microsoft’s included.

In Berlin announced Acer new laptops. The ZenBook Flip 14 and Flip 15 hybrid devices with the latest Core i7 processor from Intel and a separate Nvidia graphics cards. The laptops go, respectively, 799 and 899 euros in costs.

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